CV AND DOCUMENTS

August 2020

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

June 2020- Present

The University of Oklahoma, Office of the Vice President of Research                  

  • Coordinated international research efforts for COVID-19 research in Peru

  • Developed programming content for the new Data Science Institute for Societal Change

  • Coordinated grant writing workshops

  • Managed research budgets in excess of 500K USD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

October 2019- June 2020

​Purdue University, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Coordinated international research efforts for the Elevating the Peruvian Grape and Wine Industry into a Global Competitor through Advancements in Sustainable Agriculture Project.

  • Developed Visual Analytics Systems to provide farmers with real-time soil content information

  • Developed AR application to teach low income students circuit design

  • Coordinated research efforts between three teams

  • Managed research budgets in excess of 500K USD

DATA SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMMER

May 2017-August 2017

​Federal Aviation Administration, Absecon, NJ    

  •  Investigated and prototyped computational architectures in JAVA for parallelizing legacy Complex Event Software used in Air Traffic Control Simulations

  •  Developed and deployed computational architecture built on Apache Hadoop, Storm, and Cassandra that reduced data processing time by a factor of 4

  •  Prototyped in-memory data analysis scripts built on Apache Ignite to reduce computational overhead by 30 percent

  •  Coordinated development of Apache Zeppelin and Tableau dashboards to visualize streaming data

  •  Presented results to the FAA’s chief technical officer

DATA SCIENCE/HUMAN FACTORS ASSOCIATE

May 2016-August 2016

Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK  

  •  Engineered natural language process scripts to identify trends in aviation incidents

  •  Reduced incident report processing time by 8 hours

  •  Decreased incident mis-classification rate by 25 percent

  • Identified procedural factors that contributed to aviation incidents

  • Developed and presented a one-day mini-course on text mining and R programming

HUMAN FACTORS ASSOCIATE

May 2015-August 2015

United Technologies Research Center,  West Hartford, CT         

  • Programmed speech recognition application for use in helicopter cockpits

  •  Designed user testing plan to assess effectiveness of the display

  •  Developed signal processing scripts to remove engine noise from audio signal

  • Presented findings to Human Factors division management

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERN

June 2014-August 2014

Telecommunications Networks and Technologies Laboratory 

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

  • Developed and prototyped an easily maintained, distributed and extended web-based communications design tool for use in SCaN Network Integration Project.

  • Presented research to senior NASA engineering officials and program managers.

 

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